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Clipper Ship Sailing Cards By Bruce D. Roberts
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In the nineteenth century, many departures of clipper ships were advertised by sailing cards. With their stunning appearance, rarity, and importance as artifacts of nautical, Western, and printing... More > history, clipper cards represent classic ephemera and are highly prized by both private collectors and institutions. Clipper Ship Sailing Cards begins by tracing the history of the clipper ship, particularly as it relates to the California Gold Rush. It then does the same for clipper ship cards, documenting their development over two decades. The printing techniques employed to create clipper cards are examined, followed by chronicles of every printer and engraver known to have turned out clipper cards. All of this is a prelude to the exploration of the images and graphic design concepts that make clipper cards so intriguing. With 115 full-color illustrations, observations drawn from thirty years of study and research, and engaging writing, Clipper Ship Sailing Cards is the definitive work on this topic!< Less
The Last Flight of the Clippers By John Kackley
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It's 1909 and it's been a year since two expeditions, one English, one German, ventured into the Indian Ocean in search of a rumored island. Those two expeditions traveled on flying ships, two of... More > the very last of their kind. Another expedition, flying on the last of the flying clippers, sets off hoping they will not be too late to rescue the survivors. The rescue party is quite unusual. It is led by Archibald Niblick, but consists of his three daughters and his niece. They're quite an unusual family, and as skilled as they are, they will put their skills to the test in the effort to rescue their family members who have been lost for a year. Along the way they will fight German flying galleys, strange creatures, a fearsome and mysterious form, and treachery, throughout their daring adventure!< Less
Cataclysm: The Myst Clipper Shicaine By Kerry Forrestal & John Fracchia
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T’Amorach was a thriving world until the Cataclysm rendered it almost uninhabitable. Centuries later it finds itself on the eve of a war it can ill afford. The surviving cultures maintain a... More > fragile peace, protected within large domed "zones," separated by badlands. It is upon the caustic low-lying mysts of T’Amorach’s badlands that the great myst-clipper ships sail. Most engage in trade or travel, but one legendary ship, The Shicaine, once worked to bring sentient machines to freedom in Rossums Zone. Then her crew were betrayed and scattered. Now, five years later, they’re starting to turn up dead. Shicaine captain Nathaniel Gedrick races to save his crew and avert all-out war between the zones before a new cataclysm arises.< Less
Cataclysm: The Myst Clipper Shicaine By Kerry Forrestal & John Fracchia
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T’Amorach was a thriving world until the Cataclysm rendered it almost uninhabitable. Centuries later it finds itself on the eve of a war it can ill afford. The surviving cultures maintain a... More > fragile peace, protected within large domed "zones," separated by badlands. It is upon the caustic low-lying mysts of T’Amorach’s badlands that the great myst-clipper ships sail. Most engage in trade or travel, but one legendary ship, The Shicaine, once worked to bring sentient machines to freedom in Rossums Zone. Then her crew were betrayed and scattered. Now, five years later, they’re starting to turn up dead. Shicaine captain Nathaniel Gedrick races to save his crew and avert all-out war between the zones before a new cataclysm arises.< Less
Satan's Hell Ship By Paul W Simpson
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Neptune’s Car – the only extreme clipper ever built in the Deep South of America. Launched from Gosport, Virginia in 1853 by Page & Allen, for more than a decade the ship left a trail... More > of heartache, tears and woe where ever she sailed. Murder, mutiny, disease, death, and ruin followed in the clipper’s wake and few escaped her wrath. It was said the Devil himself was at the helm of this most cursed of vessels. So come aboard if you dare, and say your prayers, as we set sail aboard Satan’s Hell Ship. “Kingsley snapped. With a rage born of long practice, the second mate slammed his fist into McIsaac’s jaw, dropping him to the deck. Then far from sated he continued to kick the prone sailor in the head and face until William Hare ordered the others to haul the enraged mate off him. A pool of blood began to spread out from McIsaac’s barely recognisable face. It was obvious his skull had been crushed when Kingsley had stomped on it.”< Less
EPITAPH FOR A BEAUTIFUL SHIP By EVAN WILSON
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In this book readers explore the historic threads which came together in 1986 as Baltimore’s popular ambassador replica topsail schooner Pride of Baltimore was overcome by a sudden wind and... More > sank quickly with the loss of her captain and three young crew members. Readers accompany Pride incident by incident, log entry by log entry, port-of-call by port-of-call, to learn how she ventured one cruise too far from her design mission. Hear maritime investigators report an earlier incident in the Baltic that came to notice only after Pride sank and should have raised a red flag for everyone in Baltimore. Read the only interviews in reportage of the Pride story with Dr. Tetsuya “Ted” Fujita, the meteorologist to first describe a microburst (before he died in 1998) and in which he debunks the microburst theory of the casualty. Finally, evaluate lessons learned during the investigation and how sailing school vessels and other tall ships now operate in greater safety because of as well as in spite of it.< Less
Neptune's Car - An American Legend By Paul W Simpson
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“Smashing her way through enormous cross seas and howling winds the Neptune’s Car began to run her easting down. She passed a battered barque bearing Hamburg markings vainly attempting to... More > make westing against a thundering south-westerly gale.” Those with an interest in American maritime history would know of the story of Mary Patten and the clipper ship Neptune’s Car. However few would be aware of the cursed nature of the ship. The Patten’s fateful voyage was just one in the career of a clipper whose travels spanned the globe. Built at the yard of Page & Allen in Gosport, Virginia in the spring of 1853, the Neptune’s Car quickly established her reputation for speed. However murder, mutiny, mayhem, plague, disaster, war, death and financial ruin haunted any who know her. The fickle hand of fate was always at the helm and like the oceans upon which the clipper sailed, she spared none who showed weakness! Volume One of the Virginia Clippers.< Less
Around Cape Horn Once More By Paul W Simpson
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The clipper ship Montebello was built in Nantes, France in 1900 and wrecked on Kangaroo Island in 1906...this is her story. Around Cape Horn Once More is the tale of the adventures of the French... More > bounty clipper ship Montebello and the men who sailed her around the globe. It brings to light a period of France’s maritime history that has never been told before in such thrilling and dramatic detail.< Less
The Golden Light By Matthew R Brackley
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The Golden Light Is the story of a Clipper ship in 1853 In the building of her in South Boston In her sailing and in her loss. Such a beautiful ship. The great expectations. She was built for the... More > California gold rush, like so many others. The launching and sailing south towards Cape Horn. She was unusual in the care taken in her construction. Every aspect of her was of quality. Built by Messrs E and HO Briggs, builders of the Winged Arrow and the beautiful Southern Cross. This is my interpretation in verse of her story. I have been strangely drawn to her. Perhaps I have touched her rail..... This edition sized in A4 format,with extra verse. Matthew. B< Less
The Golden Light By Matthew R Brackley
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Is the story of a Clipper ship in 1853 In the building of her in South Boston In her sailing and in her loss. Such a beautiful ship. The great expectations. She was built for the California gold... More > rush, like so many others. The launching and sailing south towards Cape Horn. She was unusual in the care taken in her construction. Every aspect of her was of quality. Built by Messrs E and HO Briggs, builders of the Winged Arrow and the beautiful Southern Cross. This is my interpretation in verse of her story. I have been strangely drawn to her. Perhaps I have touched her rail.....< Less

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